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Re: Please build 64 bit packages

On Jul 25 12:47, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> On 25 July 2013 09:10, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jul 25 08:35, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> >> I still have no access to a 64-bit machine to validate any of the
> >> packages I maintain.  I can cross-compile them (as I did with mksh),
> >> but I can't guarantee they work.  Should I proceed?
> >
> > No chance to install a VM?
> I tried Qemu and Virtualbox on my work supplied laptop and they both
> fail to run the x86_64 Win8 install.  Unfortunately I don't have
> access to any other machine to setup a VM.

Too bad.

> >> > Alternatively, for those of your packages which are "noarch" packages,
> >> > for instance perl or python scripts, please drop usa note here along
> >> > the lines of "please copy package foo from 32 to 64 bit distro".
> >>
> >> I think python-gdata and googlecl fall in to this category, so please
> >> feel free to copy them over.
> >
> > Yes, sure, that would be nice.
> Is there anything I need to do for this to happen?  I can issue an RFU
> if need be...

No, I just didn't make it so far.  I linked the latest versions of
both packages into the x86-64 repo now.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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